First Parish has a rich history of Continuing Education courses — evening programs, Sunday morning discussions, workshops, and other events that contribute to spiritual growth, lifelong religious learning, and a deep understanding of the world in which we live. These activities are organized and coordinated by the Continuing Education Committee.

Past Continuing Ed Programs
  • Beginner Yoga Class for Relaxation and Renewal
  • Spring Training with Katie Lee: How to Craft a Worship Service
  • Practical Solar Energy – 40 years in 40 minutes
  • Living simply in a Complex World
  • Zen Meditation
  • Building an Everyday Spirituality Practice That Works For You.
  • Annual Book of the Year Event. Past books have included:
    • Chinese Lessons by John Pomfret,
    • The Death of Josseline: Stories from the Arizona Borderlands by Margaret Regan
    • The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria)
  •  A People so Bold: Theology and Ministry for Unitarian Universalists
  • Being a Unitarian Universalist Parent
  • Fuller Craft museum outing
  • Cakes for the Queen of Heaven: In Ancient Times
  • Love and Death: Five Conversations about Aging with Dignity and the End of Life
  • Living By Heart: Meditation and Reflection as Daily Practice